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Southwest Louisiana Hot Air Balloon and Kite Festival 2024

One of the largest ballooning events in the state

Dates: June / October 2024 (unconfirmed)

The Southwest Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Festival takes place annually in Lake Charles, attracting ballooning enthusiasts and professionals from all over the South. Dozens of beautiful balloons rise over the Chennault International Airport, filling Lake Charles' sky with colors.

The main highlights of the two-day Southwest Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Festival are a balloon glow and spectacular fireworks displays that take place every night of the festival at 8:30 pm. The schedule also includes a barbecue competition, live music on two stages, dance performances, and a beer festival. General admission is $15.

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